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New Managing Director for Arburg France

Pascal Laborde has been in charge of the French Arburg subsidiary in Aulnay-sous-Bois since 1 November 2020. His main objectives are to further develop the successful business in France and to continue to advance the excellent reputation Arburg enjoys as a machine builder and automation, turnkey and digitalisation partner for the plastics processing industry. Traditionally,

Circular Economy and Carbon Footprint are Drivers for Lightweight Technologies

• Industry is solution provider for CO2 reduction• Ecological product design is gaining importance• Focus on sustainability opening up new fields of application for lightweight constructions At the annual meeting of the VDMA Hybrid Lightweight Technologies working group, which took place on 12 February, 2021, it became clear that the industry is intensively addressing holistic

PlastIQ Training Centre in Belgium Commissions ENGEL Machines

Injection moulding machine manufacturer and automation expert ENGEL, headquartered in Austria, is supporting the training and further education of specialists in the plastics industry in Belgium. Educational institution PlastIQ has taken delivery of two injection moulding machines with comprehensive inject 4.0 packages. Both future and experienced injection moulding experts are trained. An ENGEL victory 330/80

Negri Bossi Signs New Agency Agreement with CS Plastics

NEGRI BOSSI strengthens its presence in Benelux with the appointment of a new agent with over 13 years’ experience in the market. CS Plastics is a growing company, founded in 2008 by Werner Vanderveken and Jurgen Lippens. Previous to this, they were colleagues in the field of the injection moulding machines. CS Plastics supplies complete

SIMONA Announces Acquisition of Turkish Market Leader

SIMONA AG has completed the acquisition of a 70 per cent interest in MT Plastik AS, Düzce, Turkey, (cf. release of 9 Nov. 2020) by closing the transaction effective from 1 February 2021. Due to the tragic death of one of the owners of MT Plastik, Tufan Kalkan, the closing process had been delayed (cf.

Chinaplas 2021

2020 was an unprecedented year for the world, the plastics and rubber industries have undergone rapid changes, and the downstream users are more urgently in need of innovative and practical solutions than ever before. How to grasp the infinite market opportunities in 2021? CHINAPLAS, Asia’s No. 1 plastics and rubber trade fair, to be held

UK Government Funding Competition to Help Facilitate Reduction of Plastics Packaging Waste by 2025

This year will see the biggest ever UK Government intervention into advancing the sustainability of plastic packaging. The UK Government, through UK Research & Innovation (UKRI), is offering grants of its largest scale to researchers and innovators across the country. UKRI’s Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging (SSPP) challenge programme, which falls under ISCF, is establishing the

arburgXvision: A Successful Premiere!

“0 ppm production of plastic parts” was the title of the first programme shown on arburgXvision – the new digital Internet TV format from Arburg. On 28 January 2021, around 600 attendees from more than 30 countries seized the opportunity to find out all about the zero-fault production of plastic parts and took part in

Emerson Launches Unique Technology to Meet Growing Demand for Complex Plastic Parts

Branson™ GPX platform provides greater design freedom by enabling high-quality joins and superior aesthetics in a range of challenging applicationsThe Branson™ GPX platform, with its unique heat-staking technology, provides greater design freedom by enabling high-quality joins and superior aesthetics in a range of challenging applications. Emerson has introduced new heat staking technology designed to give

Husky Introduces the UltraShotTM Injection System

Husky Injection Molding Systems, Ltd., a leading industrial technology provider to the plastics processing community, is proud to announce the release of the UltraShotTM Injection System. This innovative, next generation melt delivery and control system eliminates the deficiencies of traditional injection molding processes and creates unique value and opportunity for producers by making it possible